Anu Venkatesh is a Senior Product Manager at Amazon Lab126, working on Alexa AI. Before this, she was a Senior Speech Scientist at Nuance Communications working on their personal assistant technology and data export framework. Prior to that, she was a Senior Technical Consultant at Junction Solutions where she developed and executed a resource scheduler that was based on genetic algorithms.
Anu earned her Bachelor's in Computer Science from Visvesvaraya Technological University. During her studies, she co-developed an application that was a top 20 project submitted to Microsoft Academic Projects in 2006. She also holds a Master's in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. While studying she was a Graduate Teaching Assistant for a Knowledge-Based AI course and a Research Developer for a personalized health care application.
According to her colleagues, Anu is a customer-focused, detail-oriented leader who keeps a positive attitude no matter the difficulties that come her way. She works tirelessly to ensure deadlines are always met and all the work she is a part of is completely flawless.